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Turning the Gardens Blue

by Lonni Leavitt-Barker, photos by Mark Dyrud If you ever wanted to be part of something that was on the brink of going big, now is your chance. On Sunday, July 17th, the Boise Blues Festival will be hoping this…

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The Fight Keeps Running

by Lonni Leavitt-Barker, photos by Mark Dyrud There are those who go the extra mile and then there are those who go the extra 420 miles. In the next few months, Eagle’s Dena McLauchlin will crisscross the country as she…

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Making Fit a Reality

by Chelsea Chambers, photos by Mark Dyrud The world opens up before you. Bright sunlight hits your eyes as you hear the crowd roar for the next round. To your left, your teammates prepare themselves for battle. On the far…

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Nature is a Real Treat

by Chelsea Chambers, photos by Treats Photography Since she was young, Virginia Treat has always had a passion for the arts—her talents extend into acting, dancing, painting, modeling, and photography. Born in New York, Treat moved here at the age…

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Tour de Fat

by Chelsea Chambers, photos by New Belgium Brewery On Saturday, August 13, Ann Morrison Park will be transformed into a world of bikes, beers, and endless entertainment. While many of us have heard about walks for the cause or races…

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Food Trucks: Convenient & Delicious

by Chelsea Chambers, photos by Mark Dyrud As the sun beats down overhead, teetering toward 100 degrees, the smell of fresh-cooked ingredients comes cascading across the grass. After an entire afternoon in the park—volleyball, disc golf, and the occasional goose…

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The Dog Days of Summer

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photos by Mark Dyrud Summer is a terrific time to be a dog owner as you romp outdoors with your pet along the Greenbelt or hike in the foothills or swim in the river. But summer…

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Beyond Summer School

The Best Time to Improve Your Grades is When School is Not in Session by Liza Long, photos by Mark Dyrud While most students can’t wait for the final bell that signals the start of summer vacation, many parents worry about how…

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Delectable Delights

Owl Tree Bakery Makes You Go Whoo Whoo by Bavani Purushothaman, photos by Mark Dyrud Driving down the stretch of Hill Road is one of my favorite things to do in Boise. Despite being a stone’s throw away from the chaos of…

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Mother to Mother

A New Mom’s Perspective is Helping New Moms by Lonni Leavitt-Barker, photos by Mark Dyrud Don’t ask Jennifer Hudson to sing. She may share her name with the famous singer and actress and have her own growing fan base, but you won’t…

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